The Salton Sea Initiative

The Salton Sea Initiative at the University of California, Irvine is a multidisciplinary group building connections among disciplines and communities concerned about the sustainability challenges facing the Salton Sea region. Find out more about our efforts and how to be involved.

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  • Air Talk: Salton Sea expert: ‘It’s becoming a biological and public health problem’

Air Talk Interview: Salton Sea expert — ‘It’s becoming a biological and public health problem’

The Salton Sea, the state’s largest lake, was born by accident when an engineering mistake sent a flood of water from the Colorado River into a salt sink. But more than a century later, it might be human inaction that causes its death. […]

September 6th, 2016|
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Director of UC Irvine’s Salton Sea Initiative, Dr. Tim Bradley, calls for delay of water transfer

On August 16, 2016 Dr. Bradley provided oral comments to the California Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento in favor of delaying the water transfers mandated by the QSA.  His written comments, also presented to [...]

August 24th, 2016|
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UCI Graduate Student Creates Tutorial on the Salton Sea

Amberle McKee, a graduate student in the Department of Ecology and Evolution Biology, at the Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences at UC Irvine has prepared a tutorial on the Salton Sea. Check [...]

August 24th, 2016|